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Economic Development

APEC to be hosted virtually, as Government can't guarantee it'll be able to let large numbers of people into NZ from late-2020 ahead of the November 2021 event
30th Jun 20, 12:27pm
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APEC to be hosted virtually, as Government can't guarantee it'll be able to let large numbers of people into NZ from late-2020 ahead of the November 2021 event
Waitomo Caves tourism operator given $4 million as government ministers pinpoint 'strategic tourism assets' to be protected by taxpayers; Funding allocated to regional tourism organisations too
4th Jun 20, 11:18am
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Waitomo Caves tourism operator given $4 million as government ministers pinpoint 'strategic tourism assets' to be protected by taxpayers; Funding allocated to regional tourism organisations too
We are in a sudden deep recession. To understand how we got here, David Slack looks back at the journey so far
10th May 20, 9:42am
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We are in a sudden deep recession. To understand how we got here, David Slack looks back at the journey so far
Benje Patterson on attracting people, economic development as a long game, the importance of economic gardening, the working world is changing and making economic development inclusive
1st Nov 19, 10:00am
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Benje Patterson on attracting people, economic development as a long game, the importance of economic gardening, the working world is changing and making economic development inclusive
Rio Tinto's dangling the potential closure of Tiwai Point in front of the Government. What's its power play and what are the consequences for New Zealand?
25th Oct 19, 5:50am
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Rio Tinto's dangling the potential closure of Tiwai Point in front of the Government. What's its power play and what are the consequences for New Zealand?
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the Super City needs light rail but admits he's frustrated with the lack of progress to date
29th Aug 19, 2:12pm
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Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the Super City needs light rail but admits he's frustrated with the lack of progress to date
New board member Stephen Selwood says the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, which is being set up by the government, is the key to addressing the country's infrastructure deficit
21st Aug 19, 6:34am
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New board member Stephen Selwood says the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, which is being set up by the government, is the key to addressing the country's infrastructure deficit
Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones says a more centralised approach is needed to address New Zealand's infrastructure deficit
6th Jul 19, 9:24am
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Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones says a more centralised approach is needed to address New Zealand's infrastructure deficit
Forestry Minister Shane Jones talks up developing Gisborne as a hub for processing wood for both international and domestic markets as pre-Budget forestry announcement is unveiled
16th May 19, 8:29pm
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Forestry Minister Shane Jones talks up developing Gisborne as a hub for processing wood for both international and domestic markets as pre-Budget forestry announcement is unveiled
Sino demand for NZ forestry products highlights dilemma faced by timber processors
15th May 19, 5:20pm
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Sino demand for NZ forestry products highlights dilemma faced by timber processors
Ministry responds to National's criticism the Provincial Growth Fund has only created 54 jobs, saying over 10,000 jobs 'may be created' in the future
5th Feb 19, 2:48pm
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Ministry responds to National's criticism the Provincial Growth Fund has only created 54 jobs, saying over 10,000 jobs 'may be created' in the future
Geoff Simmons takes aim at the Government for its 'middle class cheerleading', arguing we are being softened-up for a watering-down of Labour's child poverty reduction goals
18th Jan 18, 2:26pm
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Geoff Simmons takes aim at the Government for its 'middle class cheerleading', arguing we are being softened-up for a watering-down of Labour's child poverty reduction goals
JBWere strategist who raised concerns about the share market's future in 2010, now says a slump in new listings, risks associated with an over-valued market & tax distortions aren't enough to prevent the NZX from growing
17th Nov 17, 7:36am
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JBWere strategist who raised concerns about the share market's future in 2010, now says a slump in new listings, risks associated with an over-valued market & tax distortions aren't enough to prevent the NZX from growing
Greens outline confidence and supply agreement with new Government, which includes 20 'policy goals' across Green priority areas; one goal is a Rent to Own housing scheme
24th Oct 17, 4:39pm
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Greens outline confidence and supply agreement with new Government, which includes 20 'policy goals' across Green priority areas; one goal is a Rent to Own housing scheme
The coalition deal: Regional Development gets the expected big push, with creation of a $1 bln per annum Regional Development (Provincial Growth) Fund; minimum wage to rise to $20 per hour by 2021; Kiwibank to get a boost
24th Oct 17, 3:19pm
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The coalition deal: Regional Development gets the expected big push, with creation of a $1 bln per annum Regional Development (Provincial Growth) Fund; minimum wage to rise to $20 per hour by 2021; Kiwibank to get a boost
Labour-led govt will bring in Zero Carbon Act, Climate Commission and have an all-sectors, all gasses pricing scheme; Ardern says Peters agrees on outcome, advocated strongly for the regions, which will show through in policies
20th Oct 17, 5:15pm
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Labour-led govt will bring in Zero Carbon Act, Climate Commission and have an all-sectors, all gasses pricing scheme; Ardern says Peters agrees on outcome, advocated strongly for the regions, which will show through in policies
Jen​ée Tibshraeny looks at how the tensions between economic growth and protecting the environment are exacerbated in the regions
2nd Mar 17, 1:06pm
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Jen​ée Tibshraeny looks at how the tensions between economic growth and protecting the environment are exacerbated in the regions
KPMG reports the Chinese aren't investing as much in NZ as we may think; North Americans are investing more in NZ forestry, than the Chinese are pumping into dairy
17th Aug 15, 6:01am
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KPMG reports the Chinese aren't investing as much in NZ as we may think; North Americans are investing more in NZ forestry, than the Chinese are pumping into dairy
NZ oil and gas industry to weather oil price plunge in long-term; smaller companies taking a hit in short-term
8th Aug 15, 5:01am
NZ oil and gas industry to weather oil price plunge in long-term; smaller companies taking a hit in short-term
Outgoing environment watchdog boss talks about walking the tightrope between keeping NZ clean and green and enabling cash to flow into our coffers
17th Apr 15, 2:26pm
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Outgoing environment watchdog boss talks about walking the tightrope between keeping NZ clean and green and enabling cash to flow into our coffers
Are economists obsessed with Auckland's growth and growing divergence with the rest of NZ actually stuck in the dark ages?
21st Mar 15, 10:46am
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Are economists obsessed with Auckland's growth and growing divergence with the rest of NZ actually stuck in the dark ages?
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce says agritech exports worth $1.2b per annum, big opportunity for further growth
13th Jan 15, 1:40pm
by Guest
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Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce says agritech exports worth $1.2b per annum, big opportunity for further growth
The NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp argues mining could help bolster regional NZ economics
29th Nov 14, 8:00am
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The NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp argues mining could help bolster regional NZ economics
Economic Development Minister Joyce tees off at those opposing new Westport coal mine as Opposition bemoans loss of jobs at Spring Creek
25th Sep 12, 12:27pm
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Economic Development Minister Joyce tees off at those opposing new Westport coal mine as Opposition bemoans loss of jobs at Spring Creek
Mayor Len Brown launches Auckland's economic development strategy calling for less property speculation and more focus on exporting high value goods
14th Sep 12, 4:32pm
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Mayor Len Brown launches Auckland's economic development strategy calling for less property speculation and more focus on exporting high value goods